Albright College’s “Kintsugi:” Strong in the Broken Places

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold lacquer. Rather than hide the cracks and flaws of the pottery, Kintsugi embraces them, makes them beautiful. Kintsugi is the art of celebrating imperfections and improvement. It was Albright College student Jada Weedon who first made the connection. The disruptions that she and her classmates experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic left them looking for ways to “keep it together,” and they wanted to highlight that.

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Wes Cipolla
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